The Brampton Beast exploded for four goals in the second period on the way to a 4-1 win over the Wichita Thunder on Sunday in Brampton, Ont.
After grabbing an early, 1-0 lead on a first-period goal by Ian Lowe, Brampton’s Scott Howes answered back with back-to-back goals in the first 5:10 of the second period for a 2-1 lead. Calin Wild and Jason Pitton added goals for the Beast for a 4-1 lead.
Brampton goalie Kristofer Westblom was solid in protecting his team’s lead, saving 31 of 32 shots total.
The loss drops Wichita one game below .500 at 21-22-4. The Thunder play at Brampton again on Monday and return to Intrust Bank Arena on Friday to take on the Allen Americans.
S hots — Wichita 12-11-9—32, Brampton 10-11-7—28.